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note on the aims in founding the Kelmscott Press.

William Morris

note on the aims in founding the Kelmscott Press.

by William Morris

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Published by Cadenza Reprints in London .
Written in English

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  • Kelmscott Press.

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    Open LibraryOL19128839M

    A Note by William Morris on his Aims in Founding the Kelmscott Press, Together with a Short Description of the Press by S. C. Cockerell, & an Annotated List of the Books Printed there at. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, ARB RB ZM87 M7. After the death of Morris in the press completed some work that he had planned, but no new work was undertaken. The final publication of the press was A Note by William Morris on His Aims in Founding the Kelmscott Press ().

    The final publication of the press was A Note by William Morris on His Aims in Founding the Kelmscott Press (). The three types designed by Morris and used by the press were the Golden type, named for The Golden Legend (); the Troy type, named for The Recuyell of the Historyes of Troye (); and the Chaucer type, named for the Chaucer.   The Kelmscott Press: a history of William Morris’s typographical adventure (). Morris, William. “A note by William Morris on his aims in founding the Kelmscott Press: together with a short description of the press by S.C. Cockerell, & an annotated list of the books printed thereat” ().

    The “Note by William Morris on his Aims in Founding the Kelmscott Press,” the last book printed at the Kelmscott Press, contains a few errors in the “Bibliography.” These errors have been allowed to stand in reprinting the “Note” here, in order that the reprint shall be a literal one. The Kelmscott Press: a history of William Morris’s typographical adventure (). Morris, William. “A note by William Morris on his aims in founding the Kelmscott Press: together with a short description of the press by S.C. Cockerell, & an annotated list of the books printed thereat” ().


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A Note by William Morris on His Aims in Founding the Kelmscott Press I began printing books with the hope of producing some which would have a definite claim to beauty, while at the same time they should be easy to read and should not dazzle the eye, or trouble the intellect of the reader by eccentricity of form in the letters.

Note By William Morris on His Aims in Founding the Kelmscott Press, Together with a Short Description of the Press by S.C. CockerellAuthor: William Morris, S.C. Cockerell. Internet Archive BookReader A note by William Morris on his aims in founding the Kelmscott Press: together with a short description of the press / by S.C.

Cockerell, & an annotated list of the books. A note by William Morris on his aims in founding the Kelmscott Press: together with a short description of the press / by S.C.

Cockerell, & an annotated list of the books printed thereat. by Morris, William, A Note by William Morris on his Aims in Founding the Kelmscott Press I began printing books with the hope of producing some which would have a definite claim to beauty, while at the same time they should be easy to read and should not dazzle the eye, or trouble the intellect of the reader by eccentricity of form in the letters.

A Note by William Morris on His Aims in Founding the Kelmscott Press. William Morris,printer designer. x cm. Beckwith, Victorian Bibliomania catalogue no. After William Morris died inhis trustees and friends published this book as the last work of the Kelmscott Press.

MORRIS (WILLIAM) A Note On His Aims in Founding the Kelmscott Press. Together with a Short Description of the Press, LIMITED TO COPIES, printed in red and black, frontispiece by Edward Burne-Jones, errata slip loosely inserted, publisher's cloth-backed boards [Peterson A53], 8vo, Kelmscott Press, [].

A NOTE BY WILLIAM MORRIS ON HIS AIMS IN FOUNDING THE KELMSCOTT PRESS. Together with a Short Description of the Press by S.C. Cockerell, and an Annotated List of the Books Printed Thereat. MORRIS, William.

The following is a comprehensive list of the 53 works printed at the Kelmscott Press. The University of Maryland Libraries hold 34 Kelmscott Press books, indicated by call number.

All items listed in this section include William S. Peterson's citation numbers from A Bibliography of The Kelmscott Press (SPC REF ZM87P44 ). A Note By William Morris on His Aims in Founding the Kelmscott Press. Together with a Short Description of the Press By S.

Cockerell, & An Annotated List of the Book Printed Thereat by Morris, William and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A note by William Morris on his aims in founding the Kelmscott Press, together with A short description of the press by S.

Cockerell, & an annotated list of the books printed thereat Morris, William, Binding: Hardcover Book Condition: Near Fine Edition: First Edition Size: 8vo; [viii], 70, [4] pages Publisher: Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, Go Back A Note By William Morris On His Aims In Founding The Kelmscott Press; Together With A Short Description Of The Press By S.C.

Cockerell, & An Annotated List Of The Books Printed Thereat. A note by William Morris on his aims in founding the Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith, London: To celebrate the Morris centenary year, the Grolier Club and the William Morris Society in the United States published this enlarged and corrected version.

Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, William Morris set forth his principles of book design in his essay A Note by William Morris on His Aims in Founding the Kelmscott Press. These principles were rooted in the example of the printers and scribes of the middle ages.

A note by William Morris on his aims in founding the Kelmscott Press, Resource exploring aspects of The Golden Ass of Apuleius, through works from the Brotherton Collection in Leeds University Library, Special Collections.

The Kelmscott Press, to A note by William Morris on his aims in founding the Kelmscott Press. A short history and description of the Kelmscott Press Paperback – January 1, Author: William Morris. A note by William Morris on his aims in founding the Kelmscott Press, together with A short description of the press by S.C.

Cockerell, & an annotated list of the books printed thereat. Octavo. Original Holland boards, titles to front in black, edges untrimmed. An excellent copy, with some leaves uncut, only faint spotting to the front endpapers offset from laid-in errata slip which is a little foxed.

Some inoffensive pencil ticks to the list of books, evidently those of a previous Kelmscott collector. Woodcut frontispiece after Burne-Jones by Morris, decorated borders.

Get this from a library. A note by William Morris on his aims in founding the Kelmscott Press. [William Morris; Sydney Carlyle Cockerell, Sir; Typophiles (New York, N.Y.)]. A Note by William Morris on his Aims in Founding the Kelmscott Press, is the last book printed at the Kelmscott Press (fig.

8). Written by Sydney Cockerell () with the inclusion of William Morris’s preface, it serves as a homage to Morris and is a lasting record of his printing principles and the press’s works.A note by William Morris on his aims in founding the Kelmscott Press together with a short description of the press by S.C.

Cockerell, & an annotated list of the books printed thereat. With a Frontispiece by Edward Burne-Jones.- A Note by William Morris on His Aims in Founding the Kelmscott Press” Stay safe and healthy. Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and .